While epinephrine is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, the most serious type of allergic reaction, do antihistamines have a role to play? Join us for an informative webinar that may cause you to rethink what you have in your medicine cabinet or first aid kit.
What the webinar is about: The importance of using epinephrine to treat anaphylaxis, when antihistamines might be given, and what the safety concerns are with first-generation antihistamines, like Benadryl®. This will be followed by a Q&A, where you can ask your questions. Plus, you can submit your questions in advance upon registration.
Who is speaking: Dr. Anne Ellis, a Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Queen’s University, and the James H. Day Chair in Allergic Diseases and Allergy Research. She is the Director of the Environmental Exposure Unit and the Allergy Research Unit at Kingston General Hospital, the President of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and also serves on the Joint Task for Practice Parameters which represents the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology as well as the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
When is the webinar: Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 12-1 pm EDT.
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